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Job Overview for Shiliu Education
Pay Rate per Hour
Teaching Experience in Years
Minimal Hours per week
Internet Speed (MB/s)
- Pay rate: $44 – 68 per hour.
- Base $20 per hour
- Minimal 3 students per class (Only has class if 3 or more students show up). Additional $8 per student showing up, up to 6 students. 3 x $8 = $24 (total $44) and up to 6 x $8 = $48 (total $68).
- Student age: 11 – 18
- Class size: 3-6 students
- Duration: 60-90 min per class and the same students for 2-3 months
● Native English speaker (US/Canada/UK/Australia/New Zealand/Ireland Preferred)
● A Bachelor’s degree or above in English Literature, Education, History, or relevant.
● 2+ years of teaching experience (ESL or online teaching experience preferred)
● TESL/TEFL/TESOL/CELTA certificate preferred.
● Able to work with stable internet connection.
● Energetic, dynamic, motivational and demonstrate content expertise in the core academic subject(s)
What Hours Should Teachers Be Available To Teach?
We offer courses throughout the entire year.The following time slots tend to be the most requested time periods in Beijing time:
● Mon-Fri 18:30-21:30; Sat-Sun 08:30–21:30 during the school term (Mar-July; Sept-Jan the following year)
● Mon-Sun 08:30–21:30 during the holiday period (July-Sept; Jan-Feb)
We do not require teachers to work full shifts; but having availability during the times mentioned above could ensure a higher possibility of being booked by our students.
How Long Is Each Class?
All classes are group classes of 3-6 students whom a teacher will teach for a whole session. The duration of a session varies from 2 to 3 month depending on the course schedule. Each class is guaranteed 60-90 minutes of active teaching time depending on the course schedule, not including preparation time. Teachers may need to log in 3 minutes in advance for possible tech problems. After class, teachers need to assign and edit students’ homework.
Do Teachers Need To Prepare Teaching Materials In Advance?
Yes. Teachers should submit a teaching syllabus and prepare teaching materials (Eg. PPT) in advance. Shiliu provides teaching instructions, sample syllabus and PPT for reference.
Are There Any Homework And Cumulative Assignment Requirements?
Yes. Teachers are suggested to assign and edit homework after each class. Shiliu provides sample edited students homework for reference. At the end of each term, the teachers are encouraged to assign a cumulative Essay. Shiliu provides students with Renaissance Star Reading Assessment before course begins to measure students’ reading comprehension ability and AR Test to assess how well students understand what they learn.
Who do Teachers Teach In Each Class?
- Age group: The majority of the openings are Grades 5-12 (age 11~18).
- Class size: Small group (3~6 students)
Do Teachers Always Teach The Same Students?
No, teachers teach any student who books their class, but usually a student will keep following the teacher that he or she likes for more classes.
Do Teachers Need To Keep Up Communication With Students and Parents After Class?
No. Shiliu office staff will communicate with parents. We will also allocate a Chinese teaching assistant for teachers to gather homework and provide backstage supports during the class.
Do Classes Take Place On Skype Or Another Platform?
Teachers deliver class via a video conferencing platform “ZOOM Cloud Meetings”.
What Does An Online Course Look Like At Shiliu?
We will send teachers sample video recordings of our courses.
What is our core value?
a. Quality-oriented: Unlike the prevailing exam-oriented education, we advocate a return to intensive reading.
b. Content-prioritized: We always give first priority to quality and provide valuable information and courses for students.
c. Professional Support: We cooperate with international authorities to introduce core North American courses and issue certificates jointly with international agencies after student finish courses.
d. Advanced Curriculum Mode: We promote small class size (up to 6 students) and offer fully immersive courses online by highly qualified teachers, simulating North American teaching style.
e. Good Reputation: A young company as we are, we have won the unanimous recognition and trust of parents and children. Eighty percent of the students would renew the course and seventy-three percent would introduce friends to join us.
What Courses Do We Offer?
We offer courses on Critical Reading and Writing (Fiction &Nonfiction), Academic Writing, Debate and Public Speaking, US History, Poetry Appreciation and Reading, and STEM project-based learning activities.
How to Apply?
About Shiliu Education
Founded in 2017. Headquartered in Nanjing, China, Shiliu Mobile Classroom is an online education platform owned by Jiangsu. Shiliu Education Technology Co., Ltd. We provide online international courses and academic practice qualified North American teachers to students between age 11-18 in China so as to help them improve English academic competence and critical thinking ability in their adaptation to the study and life in America on a short view, and develop lifelong learning skills in the long run.